Schefflera

Schefflera

Scientific classification
Kingdom:Plantae
Division:Magnoliophyta
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Apiales
Family:Araliaceae
Subfamily:Aralioideae
Genus:Schefflera
J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Selected species
For the complete list, see List of Schefflera species.
Synonyms
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A variegated cultivar of Schefflera arboricola


Schefflera is a genus in the flowering plant family Araliaceae. The plants are trees, shrubs or lianas growing 1-30 m tall, with woody stems and palmately compound leaves. The Circumscription of the genus has varied greatly. Phylogenetic studies have shown that the widely used broad circumscription as a pantropical genus of over 700 species is polyphyletic, but it remains to be seen how this will affect the classification of the genus.

Several species are grown in pots as houseplants, most commonly Schefflera actinophylla, also known as the Umbrella Tree. Numerous cultivars have been selected for various characters, most popularly for variegated or purple foliage. Schefflera species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidopteran species including Batrachedra arenosella (recorded on S. stellata).

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Schefflera wallichiana

Name

The genus is named in honor of Jacob Christian Scheffler, a German botanist who wrote about Asarum.[1]

References

1. ^ Helmut Genaust (1983): Etymologisches Wörterbuch der botanischen Pflanzennamen, 2. Auflage. Birkhäuser Verlag - ISBN 3-7643-1399-4
  • Frodin, D. G. and R. Govaerts. 2004. World Checklist and Bibliography of Araliaceae. Kew Publishing.
  • Plunkett, G. M., P. P. Lowry, D. G. Frodin and J. Wen. 2005. Phylogeny and geography of Schefflera: pervasive polyphyly in the largest genus of Araliaceae. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 92: 202-224.
Umbrella tree can refer to several items:
  • Under the Umbrella Tree, a 1986 Children's television program
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  • Musanga cecropioides (African Corkwood)

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Scientific classification or biological classification is a method by which biologists group and categorize species of organisms. Scientific classification also can be called scientific taxonomy, but should be distinguished from folk taxonomy, which lacks scientific basis.
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Plantae
Haeckel, 1866[1]

Divisions

Green algae
  • Chlorophyta
  • Charophyta
Land plants (embryophytes)
  • Non-vascular land plants (bryophytes)

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Magnoliophyta

Classes

Magnoliopsida - Dicots
Liliopsida - Monocots

The flowering plants or angiosperms are the most widespread group of land plants. The flowering plants and the gymnosperms comprise the two extant groups of seed plants.
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Magnoliopsida

Magnoliopsida is the botanical name for a class of flowering plants. By definition the class will include the family Magnoliaceae, but its can otherwise vary, being more inclusive or less inclusive depending upon the classification system being
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Araliaceae
Juss.

Subfamilies and genera
  • Subfamily Aralioideae
  • Anakasia
  • Apiopetalum
  • Aralia

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Aralioideae

Tribes
  • Aralieae

The subfamily Aralioideae contains 49 recognized genera [1] . These include the Panax genus, to which ginseng belongs.
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Johann Reinhold Forster (October 22, 1729 – December 9, 1798) was a German naturalist of partial Scottish descent who made contributions to the early ornithology of Europe and North America.
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Johann Georg Adam Forster (November 27 1754[1] – January 10 1794) was a German naturalist, ethnologist, travel writer, journalist, and revolutionary. At an early age, he accompanied his father on several scientific expeditions, including James Cook's second voyage
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Umbrella tree can refer to several items:
  • Under the Umbrella Tree, a 1986 Children's television program
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Headline text

  • Musanga cecropioides (African Corkwood)

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S. arboricola

Binomial name
Schefflera arboricola
(Hayata) Kanehira

Schefflera arboricola (syn.
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S. digitata

Binomial name
Schefflera digitata
J.R.Forst. et G.Forst.

Schefflera digitata, Pate or Seven-finger
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S. morototoni

Binomial name
Schefflera morototoni
(Aubl.) Maguire, Steyerm. & Frodin

Schefflera morototoni (Yagrumo macho; syn. Didymopanax morototoni (Aubl.) Decne.
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S. urbaniana

Binomial name
Schefflera urbaniana
(Marchal) Frodin

Schefflera urbaniana is a species of plant in the Araliaceae family. It is endemic to Martinique.
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This is a list of all species of the genus Schefflera.

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  • Schefflera abyssinica
  • Schefflera acaropunctata
  • Schefflera actinophylla
  • Schefflera actinostigma
  • Schefflera acuminata

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Friedrich Anton Wilhelm Miquel (24 October, 1811, Neuenhaus – 23 January, 1871, Utrecht) was a Dutch botanist.

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